Mariners vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets - Tuesday, May 23, 2023

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Mariners vs. Athletics Prediction: Expert Picks, Odds, Stats & Best Bets – Tuesday, May 23, 2023

MLB Predictions

The Seattle Mariners (23-24), led by Jarred Kelenic on a two-game home run streak, are -218 favorites on the moneyline to defeat the Oakland Athletics (10-39). First pitch is set for 9:40 PM ET Tuesday, live from T-Mobile Park and airing on MLB Network.

Marco Gonzales will get the ball for Seattle while Oakland will counter with Luis Medina.

Mariners vs. Athletics Odds

  • Mariners odds to win: -218
  • Athletics odds to win: +181
  • Spread: Mariners -1.5
  • Total: 9 runs

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Game Time and Information

  • Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023
  • Time: 9:40 PM ET
  • TV: MLB Network

Who Will Win Mariners vs. Athletics?

Mariners and Athletics Betting Trends

The Mariners have a 17-14 record in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 54.8% of those games).

Seattle has played in four games as moneyline favorites with odds of -218 or shorter and won them all.

The Athletics have entered the game as underdogs 48 times this season and won 10, or 20.8%, of those games.

Oakland has entered 19 games this season as the underdog by +181 or more and is 1-18 in those contests.

The Mariners have played in 47 games with over/under set, and have combined with opponents to go over the total 23 times (23-22-2).

So far this season, the Athletics and their opponents have hit the over in 28 of their 49 games with a total.

Mariners Stats & Insights

The Mariners are the 14th-highest scoring team in baseball averaging 4.5 runs per game (213 total).

Seattle averages 1.1 home runs per game to rank 19th in MLB action with 50 total home runs .

The Mariners’ .229 batting average ranks 24th in the majors.

Seattle’s 9.7 strikeouts per game are the third-most in the majors.

The pitching staff for the Mariners has a collective 8.9 K/9, which ranks 11th in MLB.

Seattle’s 3.59 team ERA ranks fourth among all MLB pitching staffs.

Athletics Stats & Insights

The Athletics have scored the 27th-most runs in the league this season with just 178 (3.6 per game).

Oakland’s 53 home runs rank 16th in Major League Baseball.

The Athletics have a team batting average of just .225 this season, which ranks 28th among MLB teams.

Oakland ranks 29th in strikeouts per game (9.4) among MLB offenses.

The Athletics average just 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 28th in the league.

Oakland has the 30th-ranked ERA (7.02) in the majors this season.

Mariners Key Players to Watch

Gonzales (3-1) takes the mound for the Mariners in his ninth start of the season. He’s put together a 6.10 ERA in 38 1/3 innings pitched, with 26 strikeouts.

Kelenic is batting .297 this season with 10 home runs, both lead Seattle hitters.

Ty France has collected 47 hits this season and has an OBP of .338. He’s slugging .365 on the year.

Julio Rodriguez has collected 40 base hits, an OBP of .293 and a slugging percentage of .395 this season.

Cal Raleigh has 32 hits and an OBP of .321 to go with a slugging percentage of .449 this season.

Athletics Key Players to Watch

The Athletics will send Medina (0-2) to the mound for his fourth start this season.

Brent Rooker paces the Athletics in home runs (11) and runs batted in (32).

Esteury Ruiz is batting .286 to lead his team.

Ryan Noda is hitting .224 with nine doubles, a triple, four home runs and 32 walks.

Shea Langeliers has five doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 13 walks while hitting .218.

Mariners and Athletics Injuries

Mariners: Dylan Moore: 10 Day IL (Olique), Penn Murfee: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Easton McGee: 15 Day IL (Forearm), Andres Munoz: 15 Day IL (Deltoid), Robbie Ray: 15 Day IL (Flexor), Evan White: 60 Day IL (Adductor)

Athletics: Zach Jackson: 15 Day IL (Undisclosed), Drew Rucinski: 15 Day IL (Illness), Mason Miller: 15 Day IL (Elbow), Paul Blackburn: 15 Day IL (Finger), Dany Jimenez: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Freddy Tarnok: 60 Day IL (Undisclosed), Kirby Snead: 60 Day IL (Shoulder), Manny Piña: 60 Day IL (Wrist), Ken Waldichuk: day-to-day (Calf)

Mariners vs. Athletics Prediction

  • Score Prediction: Mariners 6, Athletics 4
  • Total Prediction: Over 9 runs
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